Bones Don't Lie Essay

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Bones Don’t Lie The Creationist and Evolutionist worldview is one of, if not, the most controversial issue ever debated, and has been for centuries. The two oppositional worldviews are at, what seems to be, an unending war. Mainly because of their many blatant differences like: the age of the earth, the fossil record, the origin of plants and animal, but none more prominent than the issue regarding the origin of mankind.
The Evolutionist worldview believes that everything in the universe: “a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)”; including life, came forth of a naturalistic cause. From a simplistic form of some sort and gradually develops over billions and
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Evolution is a theory taught as a fact in almost every institution world wide, from all level of academics: grades school to prestige colleges like Harvard and Oxford University. One of the many suppose “missing links” taught as evidence is “Lucy” (AL 288-1), the Australopithecus afarensis hominoid, strongly held as the best evidence for the evolution of ape to human (Oard, Richard).
The discovery of “Lucy” was unearthed on November 30, 1974 by Donald Johanson and Maurice Taieb near Hadar, Ethiopia. It was named after the song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” sang by the Beatles. Her age is staggeringly dated to be 3.18 million years old; one of the oldest remains found. One of the reasons for the upholding this was because she has the most excavated “intact” skeletal remains, or so it seems, with approximately 40 percent. Some of the bones includes: the jaw bone, hip bone, mostly rib fragments, pieces of the skull, phalanges or finger and toe bones, and the leg bones. It was from these leg bones that Johanson made the claim of Lucy walking in an upright position; a common characteristic of “ape-like” creature. The hand of Lucy clearly showed elongated bones; typical of chimpanzee like ape for climbing and swinging in trees. The structure of her pelvis was way to damage to get a valid interpretation. When it was reconstructed, it was the size smaller than that of modern chimpanzees (Hausler).
However, new data clearly show now that Lucy

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